Calder Hall-2, United Kingdom

Overview
CURRENT STATUS
Permanent Shutdown
DETAILS
Reactor TypeCommercial Reactor
ProcessGCR
VendorUK Atomic Energy Authority (UKAEA)
OwnerNuclear Decommissioning Authority
ModelMAGNOX
OperatorMagnox Electric Limited
Capacity Net49 MWe
Capacity Gross60 MWe
Capacity Thermal268 MWt
 
CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION
Start Construction1 August 1953
Criticality1 December 1956
Grid Connection1 February 1957
Commercial Operation1 February 1957
Shutdown31 March 2003
 
OPERATING PERFORMANCE
Output Life14.04 TWh
Capacity Factor Life76.9 %
 

 
 


Reactor Operational Details

YearReference Unit Power MWAnnual Output GWhAnnual Time On Line HoursCapacity Factor %Operational Factor %
197349381.25876088.8100
197449380.95806688.892.1
197549290.82876067.8100
197600000
197750208.22047.50
197850255.25058.30
197950209.75047.90
198050241.25878454.9100
198150328.5876075100
198250350.75876080.1100
198350353874980.699.9
198450360878482100
198550360.03788882.290
198650353.35764680.787.3
198750334.25759776.386.7
198850325.59712974.181.2
198950349.01744779.785
199050342.77745378.385.1
199150340.5751377.785.8
199250355.7975708186.2
199350368.75810884.292.6
199450372.98801185.291.4
199549357.5083.30
199649347.28080.70
199750343.58756778.486.4
199800000
199900000
200000000
200100000
200200000
Total:7911.12

Source: Operating details - IAEA PRIS
Note: "0" signifies a zero value, or no data available. Data from 1972 or later. 

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